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plea, fir Samuel Bradstreet and Baron Metge being the judges. The indiétment being read, the prisoner’s counsel delivered his plea into court, which stated that the prisoner, was, at the last assizes at Casplebar indićted for being present, aiding, and assisting, at the murder, and that he was acquitted upon that indićtment; and it averred, that the offence of which he was indićted, and the offence of which he was formerly acquitted, were the same. The counsel for the crown maintained the contrary. The former indićtment was for being present as a principal; this was for procuring Scots' Andrew, and others, to commit the murder; that, the offences being different, the plea was no bar. The counsel for the prisoner infisted that an acquital as a principal was a bar to an indićtment for any offence, relative thereto, committed before the fact. And of this opinion were the judges, who directed the jury to find for the prisoner, which they accordingly did ; but admitted the counsel for the crown might bring a writ of error if they thought fit.
foot in the rooms, and in a few minutes near zoo guineas were collected. His royal highness the prince of Wales set the example. A play was afterwards acted for the widows of the four Shoreham men, who left large families, in wh-eh three private gentleman performed three different characters. The right hon. Mr. Hamilton wrote the
prologue and acted in the play. . Paris, Oči. 3. They write from Befiers, that some workmen employed in digging a well at Antignac, a village three mile, from thence, got to the depth of about fix toises the third of last month, when, observing water to rise, they redoubled their activity, and were presently asionished by a most violent subterraneous explosion. Having 1ecovered from their surprize, they again approached the pit, at the bottom of which they perceived one of their comrades, to whom they called, but received no answer, One of his brothers being apprehensive for his safety, descended in a bucket, in order to yield him assistance; but this, man shewed no figns of life after he had reached the bottom. He was followed by a third, who experienced the same fate. A fourth had the courage to descend, his companions taking the precaution of fastening a rope to him ; and following him with the eye, as he was gently lowered, they soon perceived his head to droop, and his whole frame to be violently agitated. Being immediately drawn up, he continued without motion for two hours, –Recourse was now had to experiments which ought to have been first adopted. They kit down a cock in a bucket, and on being drawn tip it was found on the point of expiring, with its feathers burnt. The same was done with a cat, which was almost dead - when
but was relieved by the noble duke's declaring, that his father must have meant zol. legacy for mourning, and tool. a year. The error in the will has been thus humanely rectified, and apartments in Arundel-house have been added, where his continued attachment and service are revarded by comfort in the evening of his days. . . . . . . .
19. On the 18th of Sept. the lady Catherine Boccabadati, wife of the marquis senator, Albergati Capacelli, aged 38 years, ended her life at Bologna in the most tragical manner. Having had a dispúte at dinner, about an objećt of small importance, which she defended with some heat, and being contradicted by her husband, she left the room, taking with her a child of eight years old, with whom she went up stairs, and after tenderly embracing the child, she took
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